Equipment News

First Hitachi excavator built for North America
First medium-sized Hitachi ZX210LC-6 utility excavator, built for the North American market, has shipped from Japan
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
2022 return for UK’s Executive Hire Show
JCB, Sany and MHM to attend rental equipment show at Coventry Building Society Arena, following £7.5m refurb 
Doosan Bobcat CEO: We have to look at hydrogen
Scott Park, Doosan Bobcat CEO and President talks alternative power
How Vietnam’s rental market rebounded from Covid
Vietnam has suffered from long Covid shutdowns, but despite that it could be poised to become a major MEWP rental market.
Where are the new opportunities in the Thailand rental market?
Thailand’s rental market remains strong amid the wider economic and social impact of Covid-19, representing an opportunity for new players
AlmaCrawler signs Multi AWP Poland deal
Multi AWP – in partnership with other firms – will become official dealer for Poland
John Deere invests in clean engine tech
OEM says investment will enable company to “stay on the leading edge of developments” in renewable fuel technology
Trackunit expands into Thailand
Trackunit increases presence in Asia market, a region that offers “massive potential” for the uptake of telematics 
Bac Hoogwerkers showcases Zoomlion MEWPs
Netherland’s based rental company and Zoomlion representative Hoogwerkers holds customer open event 
Bomag reveals compact vibratory plate
The compact, single-direction BR 95 can be used for gravel, soils and sand
Caterpillar’s sales return to pre-covid levels
Andrew Bonfield, Cat’s CFO, discusses the company’s third quarter financial results and key takeaways
9 carbon reduction targets from equipment rental firms
As the race for the construction industry to reach Net Zero heats up, we take a look at the latest pledges from the rental sector to meet their targets…
Trimble and Microsoft to build Construction Cloud – exclusive interview
Partnership between Microsoft and Trimble to ‘accelerate digital transformation’ of construction
Speedy to supply eco lighting at COP26
Bespoke event lighting will save estimated 6,200 litres of diesel and 16 tonnes of CO2e
Trackunit expands Kin functionality
New capability collects movement data from tagged assets in real time
The future of equipment rental: What will change?
Appleton column: How businesses are adapting to evolutions in the rental industry, and the risks and rewards entailed
5 OEMs meeting construction’s electrification challenge
As the construction equipment continues to meet the alternative energy challenge head on, here’s a roundup of some recent electric-powered offerings from OEMs
Kennards Hire expands in New South Wales
Equipment rental company opens 60th branch in Australia
Volvo CE launches three new electric machines
New wheeled loader and two compact excavators give Volvo CE “broadest range of electric equipment” in industry
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